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Re^2: Record Separator affecting Regex

by tadman (Prior)
on Nov 07, 2002 at 19:56 UTC ( #211207=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Record Separator affecting Regex
in thread Record Separator affecting Regex

As a note, there's a way to check for "lines which are composed only of spaces" that I find much more succinct:

print "Query: $line" if ($line =~ /\S/);
Or more generically:
next unless ($line =~ /\S/); print "Query: $line";
"Not composed entirely of spaces" is equivalent to "contains a non-space character", at least in this context.

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